Football League Signs Charter

After Football Association, Football League become the latest backer of a government drive to stamp out homophobia and transphobia in sport. The development is significant as the Football League represents 72 clubs in England and Wales.   Already, 3,000 individuals and clubs have signed up the Government’s Sports Charter to tackle homophobia and transphobia in […]

More Football Pros Fined for Homophobic Tweets

Two more professional footballers have been booked for making homophobic Tweets, even after the entire Premiership League signed up to the Sports anti homophobia and Transphobia Charter at the beginning of this year’s LGBT History Month. In the latest clampdown by the FA, Newcastle United’s Nile Ranger and Walsall FC’s Manny Smith have both been […]

FA Launches LGBT Action plan

The Football Association has launched Opening Doors and Joining In – its four year action plan to eradicate homophobia and transphobia from the sport as well as making football a welcoming place for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people as supporters and players. Welcoming the work of Pride Sports, The Justin Campaign, Kick it Out […]

Hyde FC win first Manchester equality award

Hyde FC are the recipients of the first Manchester Credit Union monthly equality award.   The Tigers have received the award in recognition for the club’s exceptional work in becoming the first non-league team to sign up to the charter committing the football club to challenging homophobia and taking a zero tolerance approach to any anti-gay […]

Bury and Nigeria defender Efe Sodje signs up to the Government ‘CHARTER’.

On the eve of the recent 21st birthday celebrations for Manchester Pride, the local LGBT sports teams and organizations gathered to kick off the weekends main events with the annual ‘It’s a Gay Knockout’ at Taurus Bar on Canal St. This year, ‘loud and proud’ best wishes and a signed football were sent to those […]